With a variety of manipulations and manual operations...
The therapist aims to correct and regulate muscle tone as well as the relevant articular problems. The massage can trigger a series of effects at muscular (hypotonic and hypertonic action), vascular (vasodilatory action), and biochemical level (antalgic action through the release of endorphins). Massage and physiotherapy are indicated for all inflammatory states of muscles and joints, localized contractures, post-traumatic treatment as well as to maintain and revive body tone.
Massage and Physiotherapy - Treatments
Passive activating gymnastics with electrical stimulation
Passive activating gymnastics with electrostimulation aims at toning muscles, firming tissues, sculpturing and firming the abdomen, legs and buttocks. It is carried out by administering a sequence of pulses that cause an intermittent contraction of the treated muscle groups and, at the same time, activate the peripheral microcirculation.
Laser therapy is used mainly for the treatment of orthopaedic-physiatric pathologies of inflammatory nature. It is also used in case of arthro-rheumatic diseases, sciatica, lumbago, polyarthritis and in all traumatic disorders (muscle elongations and infractions, tendonitis, bursitis).
T.e.c.a.r. Therapy is an electro-medical technique that activates the natural anti-inflammatory processes through the administration of energy inside biological tissues. It is suitable for all joint problems, inflammations, post-traumatic injuries, tendonitis, lower back pain, neck pain.
This treatment is carried out through the use of a sound-wave medical device and it is aimed at several inflammatory and painful conditions affecting bones and tendons.The goal is to provide a highly localized pain therapy. It is effective for all diseases affecting the skeletal system, joints, tendons, and calcifications in general.
It uses the principles of electrophoresis and enables the transdermal delivery of active substances at different depths. It is useful for the treatment of: acute and chronic pain, muscle rehabilitation, orthopedics and trauma therapy, rheumatology, muscle and tissue hypotonia.
Podiatric assessment and arch support
Arch support insoles help your feet support and balance body weight and improve blood circulation through a more adequate "plantar squeezing".
(in addition to the treatment already included in the basic package)
Total body workout
Complete fitness workout combining the techniques of classical aerobics and floor exercises with a music background. This training aims at reactivating metabolism, shaping and toning up the body, while having fun at the same time.
A set of exercises aimed at re-establishing muscular balance, and acting on stiff and painful parts of the body in order to restore a correct posture.
MASSAGES ON THE MERIDIANS
It is an oriental manual technique based on a series of tractions and pressures, which are applied using fingers. The treatment is very relaxing and makes it possible to restore a correct energetic balance.
Yoga Thai massage
It is an ancient Thai technique inspired by yoga. Guests will benefit from this type of effective passive gymnastics, which favors flexibility, postural realignment and the correct flow of liquids.
It is an energetic micro-massage, which is performed on the sole of the foot or on the palm of the hand, by applying finger pressure.
Polarity (or Polarity Therapy)
It is a method that combines a variety of western and oriental body disciplines. It was created in California by Dr. Randolph Scott and his team, which included osteopaths, naturopathic doctors, and chiropractors. Polarity Therapy is absolutely non-invasive. By applying finger pressure, the operator produces a revitalizing effect at all levels through contact, trying to relieve the contracted muscles from a state of tension, not only to relax tissues and muscles, but also to improve blood and lymphatic circulation. Polarity relieves trauma, releases emotional pain to and creates a pleasant vascularizing reaction in the treated tissues.
Swedana (associated with Polarity)
It is a relaxing and detoxifying treatment, which results in an effective dermal penetration of oils. It uses a steam bath to make the skin more hydrated. The simultaneous action of steam and heat helps blood and lymphatic circulation, dissolves toxins and metabolic waste, favoring their removal through perspiration. This treatment is proposed as a complement to other therapies, such as Polarity or Shirodara.
Pilates is a valid motor technique, which is useful to improve mental and physical balance and coordination. It is performed with specifically designed tools and supervised by a specialist.
AYURVEDA at Maison du Relax
It literally means "use of the hands with oil”. Two operators, with perfectly coordinated and harmonic manual movements, massage the body, including the face and head, using warm herbal oils. This yields a relaxing and harmonizing effect giving a sensation of profound wellbeing and helping to detach impurities from tissues and eliminate any trace of them. Furthermore, it firms and tones the skin.
It means “to rub”. In fact, it is a total body massage performed with raw silk gloves. Skilled, light and fast movements stimulate blood flow and microcirculation. This first step is followed by a total body massage with warm oil. Garshan removes dead cells from the skin and supports the natural process of elimination of fatty deposits that can cause cellulite.
It is a treatment performed using hot cotton bags containing powders and medical roots. After oiling, pinda (bags) are slid on the body creating a state of profound harmony. This is indicated to strengthen the musculoskeletal apparatus giving elasticity to the body.
It is a very pleasurable treatment. A drop of oil, together with hot and aromatic teas are poured on the head and, especially, on the forehead between the eyebrows. The stimulation of this area has a positive effect on the brain nerve centers, helping to calm the mind, improving concentration and the quality of sleep, relieving migraines, as well as neck and shoulder tension.
Hot Stone massage
It is a technique that combines manual massage and the use of warm, smooth lava stones. The stones are slid on the oiled body, combining the beneficial effects of the massage with those of a natural fomentation. This treatment relaxes muscle and joint tension, enhances the elimination of excess fluid and has an effective depurative action.